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Toscana Mia

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What a wonderful two days we spent with Paola & Simonetta! We cooked and then ate wonderful meals... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kris F
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Italian hospitality at its best!

Thank you Simonetta & Paola and family for a super day enjoying your cooking class and your lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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TOSCANA MIA is Simonetta & Paola’s idea for cooking, tasting and language programs in Tuscany Chianti wine region and Florence. An authentic organic food Tuscan experience : Cooking, Markets, Gourmet Shops and Wine tasting. We are happy to welcome...more
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Localita Poggio San Polo 2, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful two days we spent with Paola & Simonetta! We cooked and then ate wonderful meals & toured a local vineyard. It was everything we had hoped for!More

Thank Kris F
Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy you enjoyed the two days program with Cooking and Wine Tasting and it's wonderful to hear they proved valuable for you.In was great for us to have the two of you with us :so interested & interesting .Be in touch!And thank...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Simonetta & Paola and family for a super day enjoying your cooking class and your lovely Italian hospitality. Great food and wine, very informative cooking class and lots of laughs shared with friends in a superb setting in the Tuscan hills.......what more could...More

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Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you !We are happy you had a good time at our Half Day Cooking Class;thank you for the kind words. We look forward to seeing you again.Best,Simonetta & Paola at Toscana Mia Cooking School

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

16 years ago, my husband and I were on our Honeymoon and decided to try a cooking class in the middle of Tuscany. This was before the popularity of the internet and GPS. We corresponded through email and went blindly into the unknown. What an...More

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Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You cannot imagine how happy we were to have you again with us at Toscana Mia , sharing the cooking with your family.It was simply wonderful to see you and your husband again and meet your children.Sincerely hope they'll go on cooking Italian .Thank you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I booked our Chianti cooking class with Simonetta and Paola for a Sunday afternoon in late July. The car ride to this classic Italian village of 35 persons from Siena was truly spectacular. We drove on winding roads up large hills enjoying...More

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Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your thorough review of your Cooking Class at Toscana Mia . We are so glad you mentioned all of the menu you realized and you liked it.We enjoy the opportunity to create an amazing experience for each and every guest. We look...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

This class was the highlight of our trip to Europe, as it was something I will never forget... How many people get to say they went through a course to make authentic Italian dishes on a vineyard in the Tuscan Countryside? Simonetta & Paola were...More

Thank Grant H
Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We thank you so so much for what you wrote .We are so glad you share with us the feeling that food brings people together all over the world :cooking and eating at the same table is a perfect moment to be all together :Thank...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

My daughter and myself decided we wanted to go to a cooking school. This was recommended to me by our host at the Inn we stayed at. I loved the idea of cooking in the sisters house. I was not disappointed at all. We made...More

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Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your nice review and so happy you enjoyed your time with us.It was wonderful for us to have you and your daughter with our family ,too. Grazie,

Reviewed 15 July 2018

Four of us arrived at 10am and left at 2:30 and had a most glorious time. Simonetta was our instructor and with ease had 7 of us (our 4 plus a mother and 2 boys) fully engaged in the process. It was great fun and...More

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Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So great you enjoyed your time with Simonetta and me at Toscana Mia.Hope you're still cooking Italian dishes.Ciao.

Reviewed 15 July 2018

Four of us took a cooking class with Simonetta and Paola a couple of weeks ago while in Tuscany. We all had a wonderful time learning from Simonetta. Everyone shared in the cooking, and we made a great menu. Simonetta was full of authentic cooking...More

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Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great feedback! On behalf of Simonetta and myself at Toscana Mia , we're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. So good to hear that we surprised you so much with turkey! We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018

We had an amazing cooking class with the sisters Paola and Simonetta. Lots of laughs and great food that we all prepared. Gazing out of the window of the kitchen we had a view of the beautiful vineyards and poppy fields. The instruction was hands...More

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Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for finding the time to write the review.Great to hear you enjoyed your time with us so much.You know you're always welcome in our Family Tuscan kitchen !Ciao.

Reviewed 20 May 2018

Absolutely amazing experience. Paola and Simoneta welcomed us into their home and we had a great couple of days of cooking classes and wine tasting. Highly recommended for travelers to Chianti.

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Simonetta e Pao... d, Owner at Toscana Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you very much for recommending us,we're glad you enjoyed your time with us and we'll be glad to answer more and more questions about Italian Cooking.Ciao!

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kjg127
30 December 2017|
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Response from Simonetta e Pao... d | Property representative |
Dear thank you for your information request. I’m Simonetta de’Mari and with my sister Paola personally give cooking  classes , food & wine tours and many other programs. We are Italians, very fluent in English, and we... More
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jenniehong2012
10 July 2017|
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Response from Simonetta e Pao... d | Property representative |
Hi, as nicely suggested by our previous participant, email us-please-so we can answer you more precisely.
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Jennifer P
14 March 2017|
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Response from Simonetta e Pao... d | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer , thank you very much for your information request , I’m Paola de’Mari and with my sister Simonetta personally give cooking classes , food & wine tours and many other programs. We are Italians, very... More
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